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Retail news from across Metro Vancouver, including new store openings and retail space for lease. Metro Vancouver's retail market is constantly evolving, with international players like MUJI, Uniqlo and Nordstrom entering the market. Alberni Street continues its transformation into Vancouver's version of Rodeo Drive, and is home to luxury brands including Hermes, Van Cleef & Arpels, Prada, Versace and Moncler. Gastown has carved a retail niche in recent years, and is home to boutique retail shops like Filson, COS and Frank & Oak. In Kitsilano, you will find retailers like Lululemon, Whole Foods and Blundstone. New retail space is being created across the Lower Mainland through redevelopment, at the Amazing Brentwood which has partnered with the conglomerate behind Louis Vuitton, and at Oakridge where QuadReal and Westbank will transform the shopping centre into a cutting-edge retail concept.

Atmosphere Richmond rendering GBL model

900,000 square feet of residential, retail and office coming to Richmond

Plans for a large, mixed-use development on five acres across from Lansdowne Centre in Richmond are taking shape. A website is live for the residential...
Oakridge Vancouver redevelopment by Westbank and QuadReal

Oakridge redevelopment models show sculpted, sweeping towers

Design work on the redevelopment of Oakridge Centre is well underway, showing sculpted towers across the 28.5-acre site. Owner QuadReal and developer Westbank are working...
UNIQLO's Natural Union campaign.

UNIQLO opening stores at Guildford and Richmond Centre this spring

Japanese fast fashion retailer UNIQLO has announced it's opening two new Metro Vancouver stores this spring, in Surrey and Richmond. UNIQLO will open a 12,800...
Stanley Park Brewing rendering

Concern brewing among neighbours of Stanley Park brew pub

The Vancouver Park Board says it's confident there will be no risk to a heron colony when the new home of Stanley Park Brewing...
Robson Forever 21 closing

Indigo confirms its moving into former Forever 21 space on Robson

Forever 21 on Robson Street will be closing its doors by the end of this month, according to the Robson Street Business Improvement Association. The...
New retail space proposed for 1042 Alberni Street, the current home of Kobe Steakhouse.

New high-end retail proposed on Alberni Street at current site of Kobe steakhouse

A new retail building is proposed at the current site of Kobe Steakhouse on Alberni as the street continues its transformation into Vancouver's mink...

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